£24.99The movie Sarmasik (IVY) which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015 and subsequently returned with many festival awards. Now its music will be released by Shalgam records on digital and 12 '' LP formats.Visit product page →
The album consists of the tracks that were used in the film, as well as the sound collages which were made with the sounds of the characters that were stuck on board.
Ahmet Kenan Bilgic: Born in 1982, Composer-Producer-Performer. He is also the guitarist and vocalist of the experimental fusion band Gevende from Istanbul. With Gevende, he has released two studio albums, the soundtrack for the video game Monochroma.
After composing sound and music for many short movies/animated films he won the best music ‘’Golden Tulip’’ award at the 30th International Istanbul Film Festival as the composer of the feature film Atlikarinca.
Now, he is on the preparation of releasing the third studio album with Gevende and the next soundtrack project, as well as music producing for a Xbox game.
2. Su Nereye Baksan Yine Su
3. Dansetti Gece Ölüm Ateşleri
4. Birinci Perde
5. Sıyrılıp Düşüverdi Albatros
6. İkinci Perde
7. Kaykılıp Yatarak Doğrulup Kalkarak
8. Denizin Ta Kendisi Çürüdü
9. Üçüncü Perde
10. Mavi Beyaz Yeşil Yandı Sular
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Ayyuka was founded in the year 2001.They’ve started to make their own music which was mostly improvisation and influenced by a lot of different styles. Some time later the band had it's name naturally which Is AYYUKA that has two meanings: ''to the highest part of the sky' and 'an idiom to tell that a secret has been revealed'" .
After university years they moved to Istanbul and started to perform their music at some live venues. Since their self-titled debut album release, the band have performed in various music festivals and venues in a number of cities including Istanbul, Berlin, Lyon, Sao Paulo.
They also have opened up for some major artists like Jonathan Richman, R.E.M., Sonic Youth.
With very direct live performance energy in their compositions, Ayyuka fuse characteristic elements from a variety of genres such as Anatolian Rock, arabesque, surf rock, punk, spaghetti western, psychedelic rock, and funk. They released their second studio album “Kiraci Odalari” on October 2013.
‘Sömestr’ is Ayyuka’s third studio album, the sound moves between psychedelic rock, afro rhythms and much else besides. The album was made by the improvising recording sessions that they recorded at their studio.
2. Tek Teker
3. Geceleri Zor Uyurum
4. Gün 1B
7. Aryton Senna
8. Bu Bi Rüya Olmalı
£21.99Genre-defying band Gevende has announced its third album, Kırınardı, out worldwide February 17.Visit product page →
This newest release arrives during turbulent times in Gevende's native Turkey; the chaotic fusion of post-rock, jazz, and psychedelia that defines the band's music has made them a resilient treasure to audiences everywhere for just over a decade now. The frantic chord progressions, aggressive drums, and heavy distortion of Gevende's music have transcended borders both geographical and cultural. In addition to making its mark on Turkey's music scene, Gevende has found fans in countries all over the world.
Previous albums Ev (2006) and Sen Balık Değilsin Ki (2011) have taken the band to Greece, France, the UK, and even Iraq. Gevende is composed of Ahmet Kenan Bilgiç, Okan Kaya, Gökçe Gürçay, Ömer Öztüyen, and Serkan Emre Çiftçi.
The band soundtracked the 2014 computer game Monochroma, which was later released for Xbox One in 2016. Gevende released a live album, Live at St. Antuan, shortly after creating the Monochroma OST.
Kırınardı follows Live at St. Antuan as the next chapter in Gevende's fascinating story. Baykus Music will release Kırınardı worldwide, with Shalgam Records handling vinyl.
2. Ters Okyanus
3. Tophane'de GüNeşLi̇ GüNler A4- Verti̇Go
3. AğLaya AğLaya
4. Sessi̇Z Gi̇Bi̇ Bi̇R Yer
£21.99Guitar player and singer songwriter Özgür Yılmaz is known as the member of Ayyuka and Kırıka bands. His first official solo work ORA was recorded as the soundtrack of a documentary, which was the story of a man, Osman Gürsoy, who travelled around the world several times in 70's with his 150cc motorcycle.Visit product page →
Most of the pieces from ORA were recorded in 2013 for this unfinished film. with some additional tracks in similar moods, the album was finished in 2016.
The album was released by Shalgam records on 2016 and will be available on vinyl as 200 Limited Copies in 2017 November.
5. Kuzgun Lesi
7. Ordu’nun Dereleri
9. Islak Cimen
12. Yayla Sabahi
14. Gunduz Dusu
Release Date: 22/12/2017
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Ponza is ready to paint the independent music scene with fluorescent colors with their debut EP “Free Kids”
By taking the 60’s and 70’s peaceful and lovely echoes as the EP’s origin, the band aims to direct the independent music spirit to an optimistic future.
Güneş Akyürek’s psychedelic flavored home recording demos met with the drumbeats coming out of Salih Topuz’s colorful mind. Free Kids Ep is recorded at Noiseist (Istanbul) and includes four songs which mixed and mastered by Çağan Tunalı.
In the album Güneş Akyürek performed vocals, electric and bass guitars and Salih Topuz performed the drums and all instruments are tuned in 432 Hz. Fearlessly they experimented on traditional and modern recording technics using every analog and digital toys they can find and came up with hi-fi album whit a lo-fi spirit.
The EP mixed and mastered by Çağan Tunalı. With the long time fellows, Burak Serter (bass) and Doğukan Acar (synthesizer) aligning the orbit, Ponza continues to experience the journey.
Ponza’s Free Kids Ep will be digitally and physically released by Shalgam Records.
1. Free Kids
2. Sea O’Flowers
3. Mr. T
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Reverie Falls On All has been formed by Barkın Engin and Burak Tamer in 2003.
Ranging from renaissance music to experimental music, the duo blends a wide selection of influences into contemporary electronic music. Debut album, Clouds In Our Room was released in October 2006 and İMÇ EP which is a contribution to the “İstanbul Map” project was released in December 2007.
The duo composed Music for Church Organ and Electronics in collaboration with Ahmet Altınel for the concert series “Verklaerte Zeit” in 2008. Live album Passed Ones followed in 2009.
The single Eta Carinae was released in April 2014. Live performances of the duo focus on the interaction of the sound objects that form the compositions with the reflections of the present moment.
This interaction presents the core of the compositions to the audience, letting them experience the world that each piece contains in multiple layers and phases.
1. Valediction I
3. A Dark Star
4. Ten Spirits
5. Moon In The Water
6. Valediction II